Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

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Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Jerry Biehler » Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:45 am

Got a Pfeiffer turbo coming with a TC600 drive on it. Anyone know what connector it uses? I have only found one good pic online. Not the same pump in the pic but they use the same connector. I have seen these before but dont know where:
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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Jerry Biehler » Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:11 am

Found it. Hirschmann made it, G30W3F. Looks like a pain to get. Great...

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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Doug Coulter » Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:27 am

I have a bunch of Pfeiffer stuff and yes, it's all very weird, hard to get, expensive connectors. But good quality, so once you're hooked up, they won't make troubles, or at least mine don't.
Why guess when you can know? Measure!

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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Jerry Biehler » Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:30 am

Worst thing is I have found two places that have them, Newark, who has them for about $4 except for a $20 handling fee to ship it from the UK, and a place in Texas that has them for $3 piece but they have a $50 minimum order. Plus it looks like the cold cathode gauge on the setup I bought uses the 6 pin version. Argh!

I picked up that Hiden HPR30 setup that was on ebay. Its missing most of the control electronics but the turbo controller is on the pump. A friend of mine who is a research scientist over at FEI said the fittings alone were worth the price. Maybe someday the control box will show up for the RGA. But until then I can mount my Dycor in its place.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 500wt_1182

Now I need to find a diaphragm pump that can get down to better than 7.5 torr so I can have a dry system!

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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Chris Bradley » Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:43 am

If it's much cheaper for them to ship to a UK address then, if you like, you can have them send it to me if we can find a suitable snail-mail route.

I might offer you the little pump I bought recently viewtopic.php?f=2&t=1023#p7626 but looks like I might want it. Not sure yet, currently 'stocked' for future ventures! If you find nothing, come back and ask me in a month or two. This sucked my 20 litre chamber down to the rated 3 mbar in minutes. Very effective pump.

Is that pump you bought one of those new type with the controller built in? Maybe you just need to tie up a couple of the pins, and so you might do that with plain crimp connectors.

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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Quantum » Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:02 pm

Jerry,

My workshop is at Newark. Would you like me to collect it when I'm next there?

Ash

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Re: Anyone recognize this connector (Pfeiffer TC600 turbo controller)

Post by Jerry Biehler » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:46 pm

Ash, thanks for the offer, but I meant Newark Electronics.

Chris, if you do decide to sell it the shipping would probably be murder! Nice pump though. PLus I am going to be broke for a bit after buying that setup!

Ugh... Why do I always pick the expensive hobbies???

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